Carried interest may no longer be the biggest source of tax concern for private equity professionals. According to a NYTimes article earlier this week, one academic is claiming that monitoring fees are “being improperly characterized for tax purposes” as business expenses instead of dividends.
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Squire Ridge Company, a Cleveland-based investment firm, and Isleworth Capital Partners and Omni Investors Group, two Chicago-based private equity firms, have partnered with the Claerbout family in the recapitalization of Dutchland Plastics Corporation (www.dutchlandplastics.com), one of the leading rotational molders in the country. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
Squire Ridge Company, LLC is a private holding company that invests in micro-cap market niche manufacturing, value added distribution and select service companies located in the Midwest for long-term ownership.